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This is a list of gear that Bongo John utilizes for recording engineering, videography & scoring services

Bongo John Studio
System 1
Intrex Custom PC system i7 Quad Core - Primarily utilized for audio work in Cubase 12 Pro and ProTools Perpetual
System 2:
2023 Apple MacBook Pro M2 Max - Primarily utilized for video work via Final Cut Pro X
System 3:
2018 Apple MacBook Pro i9 - 6 core - Mainly utilized for remote audio recording work via Logic Pro X
Focusrite Clarett 8-Pre (Inputs 1-8)
Focusrite Scarlett Octo-Pre (Inputs 9-16)
Software (Purchased/Licensed):
ProTools Studio (perpetual license)
Cubase Pro 12
Logic Pro X
Mercury Waves Bundle
Adobe Audition
Final Cut Pro X
Omnisphere Power Synth 2 - Spectrasonics
Drumagog 5 Platinum
Miroslav Philharmonik 2
Komplete 13 Ultimate Collector's Edition
NOVO Heavyocity (strings VST)
Orchestral & Symphonic Percussion
Izotope Full Mastering Suite
Reason 12
Cinesamples Composer's Toolkit
Sonokinetic Boutique Collection
Heavyocity - Vocalize
Heavyocity - Vocalize 2
Heavyocity - Mosaic Pluck
Heavyocity - Scoring Acoustic Guitars
Heavyocity Master Sessions - Ensemble Drums
Heavyocity Master Sessions - Ethnic Drum Ensembles
Heavyocity Master Sessions - Ensemble Metals
Heavyocity Master Sessions - Ensemble Woods
Yamaha HS7 Monitors
PreSonus Temblor T10 Active 10" Studio Subwoofer
Mackie HM 400 Headphone Amplifier
1 Warm Audio WA-87 R2 
1 Sennheiser MD 421-II
4 Shure SM 57
1 Shure SM 58
1 Shure Beta 52
1 Rode NTK
2 Rode NT5
2 Rode M5
3 Shure PGA 56
1 DBX Reference
1 AKG P170 Condenser
Komplete Kontrol S88 keyboard controller
Mapex Meridian Maple 5-Piece drum kit
An arrangement of Zildjian, Sabian, Wuhan & Paiste cymbals
Pearl Free-Floating Concert Snare (maple hoop),
Shellless LP bongos, Remo djembe, doumbek, LP micro-snare,
DW, Tama, Zildjian, Gibraltar & LP hardware
Roland TD-17-KVX kit
Video Gear:
2 Sony 4K FDR-AX43 Handycams
2 Canon Vixia HF G20 2.37 MP Camcorders ‑ 1080p
2 Canon DM-100 directional stereo microphones
1 Panasonic HDC-HS250P/PC video camera
1 Zoom Q8 HD Camera
Various tripods, memory cards, and accessories
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